2-4-6-8 - it’s Tom Robinson in Wakefield

To mark the 40th anniversary of his classic hit ‘2-4-6-8 Motorway’ Tom Robinson is indeed hitting the motorway to perform his entire ‘Power In The Darkness’ album - from where the famous song came - at select venues across the country.

Missing: Cathryn Holdsworth, 72.

Search for 'vulnerable' elderly woman missing over a week

Police are trying to trace a vulnerable elderly woman who is missing in Halifax.

By Lynne Naylor.

Your Picture of the Week

Sunset over the fields from Drighlington looking towards the Pennines, by Lynne Naylor.


Police evacuate Leeds market after report of suspicious package

Police have evacuated Kirkgate Market in Leeds after receiving a report of a suspicious package.


Yorkshire becomes just one of eight UCI Bike Regions in the world

Yorkshire's reputation as a cycling mecca has been enhanced with the announcement that it has been awarded UCI Bike Region status.

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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.

Brooke Bentham, gig in Leeds.

Room for a new singer-songwriter in Brooke Bentham

Following the release of her acclaimed debut EP ‘The Room Swayed’ and a streak of crowd-winning festival performances this Summer, Brooke Bentham is heading out on the road on a tour that will stop off in Leeds.

Talha Asmal, from Dewsbury, who became Britain's youngest suicide bomber in 2015.

‘Sensitivity and understanding needed to encourage families who may report extremism fears’

Greater levels of sensitivity and understanding must be shown towards people who are considering telling the authorities of their fears that a friend or family member has been radicalised, according to a landmark study by Yorkshire academics.

Leeds United players celebrate beating Burnley in a penalty shoot-out in the Carabao Cup. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United knock out Premiership Burnley in dramatic shoot-out

Leeds United won through to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup when they emerged from a penalty shoot-out against Premiership Burnley after their third round tie had ended 2-2.

More rail strikes to hit Northern services

More rail strikes to hit Northern services

Workers at four rail companies - including Northern - are to stage two 24-hour strikes due to worsening disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains.


WIN: Tickets to Battle Of Britain ACB 70 cage fighting at Sheffield Arena this Saturday

A Mixed Martial Arts fight that has been years in the making will happen this weekend at Sheffield Arena and we have a knockout prize - tickets to be won every day this week to see it for FREE.

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19th February 2013. Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire Mark Burns-Williamson.

Mark Burns-Williamson: We all have part to play in tackling modern slavery

WITHIN the last few days, modern slavery and the trauma suffered by victims has quite rightly made headlines.


Detectives find stolen car used by getaway driver after bank robbery in Leeds

Detectives have recovered an Audi used as a getaway car during a bank robbery in Leeds last week.

The six best views in Yorkshire

The six best views in Yorkshire

We've selected six of the best views in our beautiful county for you to devour.

Pierre-Michel Lasogga shows his frustration during Leeds United's match at Millwall.

Leeds United lose unbeaten record at Millwall bogey ground

Leeds United’s unbeaten start to the season was ended as they found the going tough as usual at Millwall.

Howie Payne, back on the music scene.

The Stands frontman returns with new album and tour

After a long absence frontman of The Stands Howie Payne is back on the music scene with a new solo album and a tour that will bring him to Leeds.

West Yorkshire loan shark victim speaks out over ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ lender

West Yorkshire loan shark victim speaks out over ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ lender

The victim of a loan shark has spoken of how a man who posed as a “father figure” during a difficult time in his life went on to fleece him of more than £60,000 over five years.

Police said to report any suspicious activity.

West Yorkshire Police urge people to remain 'vigilant' as terror threat level rises to critical

West Yorkshire Police has urged people in the region to be "vigilant and report any suspicious activity" after a terror blast in London as the threat level has risen to the highest it can be.

Yorkshire batsman Alex Lees on the drive

RECAP: Surrey v Yorkshire (day four) - Analysis and commentary from The Oval

YORKSHIRE batted for the whole of the fourth and final day at The Oval to earn a draw against hosts Surrey.
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